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Headfirst Honor Roll Camps in New York are open to rising or current high school sophomores, juniors and seniors and are the top baseball showcases for academic high school baseball recruits.

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Metal spikes are not permitted at this event.

Dates

July 17-18, 2017

Location

Baseball Heaven
350 County Road 101
Yaphank, NY 11980

Cost

$995

Eligibility

High School Classes of 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021

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FAQs

Does Headfirst provide a lunch for the campers?
Headfirst does not provide lunch or any meals for campers. Baseball Heaven’s cafe will be open during all camp hours for players and family members alike. There will not be one dedicated lunch break during the afternoon, but players will have breaks during which they will be able to eat a meal or snack. We will communicate these breaks clearly to the players — and when it makes sense to eat lunch.
Is there a sporting goods store near Baseball Heaven where we can pick-up baseball/sports supplies?
There is a Dick’s Sporting Goods approximately 10 miles (20 minutes) from Baseball Heaven in the Smith Haven Mall (620 Smith Haven Mall / Lake Grove, NY 11755). Smith Haven Mall is west of Baseball Heaven off of I-495.

Schedule

Arrival Time & Check-In

Players should plan to arrive for check-in between 7:00 and 7:30am on the first day of camp. Camp programming will begin at 7:40am. All players will be given a Dri-Fit numbered jersey to wear during the event.

Typical Schedule, Day 1

While event schedules may be adjusted depending on weather, Day 1 typically includes coach introductions, offensive and defensive showcases and objective measurements (including 60-yard dash and exit velocity), prep stations, all-camp talks from college coaches and 4 simulated games (each player will participate in 2 of these 4 games). For half of the teams, the day will end around 7:30pm, while the late games will end around 9:30pm.

Typical Schedule, Day 2

Report times will be based on Day 1’s team assignments and will be communicated during the evening of Day 1. Players who finish in the early game slots on Day 1 will be in the first game slots on Day 2 (likely a 7:45 report time), and players who had the late games on Day 1 will have the late morning games on Day 2 (likely a 9:45 report time). We will host an optional college recruiting seminar for parents in the morning before each team’s first game. We will then play 4 games (2 per student-athlete). The early game slots will conclude around 3:30pm and the final round of games will end by approximately 5pm.

Information for Pitchers

Primary pitchers should be prepared to throw 2 innings each day (5 hitters per inning). If primary pitchers, for any reason, would rather throw only one inning, our Pitching Coordinator will help assist in making the adjustment. Secondary pitchers should be prepared to throw 1 inning (5 hitters) each day.

Travel & Accommodations All campers will be responsible for getting to the Honor Roll Camp locations on their own.

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If you drive

Traveling From The West

  • Interstate 495 East
  • Exit #66 / Sills Road / Yaphank / East Patchogue onto Express Drive South (for 0.3 mile)
  • Right on Patchogue Yaphank Road (CR 101 south)
  • Follow to Baseball Heaven
    350 County Road 101
    Yaphank, NY 11980
flight info for Honor Roll baseball camp in New York

If you fly

For those flying, Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) is the most convenient airport (about 20 minutes from Baseball Heaven) but both LaGuardia and JFK Airports (approximately 50 miles) are also possibilities. Baseball Heaven is located near Yaphank, NY on Long Island, in between I-495 and Route 27. For those flying home after Camp, it is best to get a flight at 6:30pm (ISP)/8:00 pm (LGA/JFK) or later if possible. Headfirst will not be able to provide rides to and from the airport.

accommodations at Headfirst baseball showcase in NY

Accommodations

Attending campers/families are not required to stay at a particular hotel, but Headfirst has arranged for discounted room blocks as follows:

Fairfield Inn & Suites

  • Call 631-447-6200 and reference code below for your session
  • Rate: $154/night
    Code: HFBP
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  • Rate: $154/night
    Code: HFRP
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  • Rate: $234/night
    Code: HFWP
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  • Rate: $154/night
    Code: HFRP
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  • Rate: $154/night
    Code: HFRP
    Book Online
  • Cutoff date is 30 days before start of camp or until all rooms in block are reserved

Residence Inn by Marriott — Holtsville

  • Call (631) 475-9500 or 1-888-236-2427 and reference Headfirst Honor Roll Camps Group Rate
  • $199 for studio suite, or $209 for one-bedroom suite (minimum 2 night stay)
  • $199 for studio suite, or $209 for one-bedroom suite (minimum 2 night stay)
  • $209 for studio suite, or $219 for one-bedroom suite (minimum 2 night stay)
  • $209 for studio suite, or $219 for one-bedroom suite (minimum 2 night stay)
  • Cutoff is 30 days before event or earlier if all rooms are booked

All campers will be responsible for their own lodging while at the Honor Roll Camp. Headfirst will not be able to provide rides to and from the airport.

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Ballplayers
traveling alone

Ballplayers are welcome to travel to the Honor Roll Camp without an accompanying family member (though most do arrive with family) but will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the airport and ballpark.

Thank you very much for a terrific experience. Every other camp pales in comparison to Headfirst in terms of professionalism, organization and exposure. Well done! 2016 Headfirst Baseball Honor Roll Camp Parent
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